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#251146 10-Jun-2019 18:37
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Not a rhetorical question.




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  #2255518 10-Jun-2019 18:48
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Do you mean the commerce comission?



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  #2255576 10-Jun-2019 21:24
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Linux: Do you mean the commerce comission?


Not necessarily - Monopolies Commission is meant as a generic term.




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eracode:
Linux: Do you mean the commerce comission?


Not necessarily - Monopolies Commission is meant as a generic term.

 

What the heck are you on about?


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  #2255590 10-Jun-2019 21:55
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Why would the Government have duplication of tasks?





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  #2255593 10-Jun-2019 21:59
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MikeB4:

 

Why would the Government have duplication of tasks?

 

 

I thought Trolling was banned on Geekzone! This makes zero sense and is just pointless


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The government tells us that monopolies are bad and should seriously consider that having (only) one commission sets a very bad example.

 

Gambling is also bad and I'd like more certainty around the lotto results :-)




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  #2255597 10-Jun-2019 22:04
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MikeB4:

Why would the Government have duplication of tasks?



If monopolies are generally regarded as undesirable, shouldn’t there be more than one authority ruling on whether monopolies exist?




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eracode:
MikeB4:


Why would the Government have duplication of tasks?




If monopolies are generally regarded as undesirable, shouldn’t there be more than one authority ruling on whether monopolies exist?


Don't you have anything better to do? This sounds like something from the Trade Me community


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  #2255600 10-Jun-2019 22:06
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Didn't know there was a commission with oversight into playing Monopoly. Is there one for each country?




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eracode:
MikeB4:


Why would the Government have duplication of tasks?




If monopolies are generally regarded as undesirable, shouldn’t there be more than one authority ruling on whether monopolies exist?


Don't you have anything better to do? This sounds like something from the Trade me community



Don’t take part if you don’t like the game.




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  #2255602 10-Jun-2019 22:08
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MikeB4:

 

Why would the Government have duplication of tasks?

 



If monopolies are generally regarded as undesirable, shouldn’t there be more than one authority ruling on whether monopolies exist?

 

Statutory body not a trading business. What next competing Police Forces? competing Courts?





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eracode:
Linux:


eracode:
MikeB4:


 


Why would the Government have duplication of tasks?


 




If monopolies are generally regarded as undesirable, shouldn’t there be more than one authority ruling on whether monopolies exist?


 


Don't you have anything better to do? This sounds like something from the Trade me community




Don’t take part if you don’t like the game.


Where does it say this is a game?




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  #2255605 10-Jun-2019 22:12
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It’s not quite on the question I asked - but if there is only one authority ruling on monopolies, it has a monopoly on the decision-making as to whether a monopoly exists in any given market. Because monopolies are undesirable, that authority should have no alternative but to rule itself out of existence - and then there would be no way of controlling monopolies.




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  #2255606 10-Jun-2019 22:14
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No there should not be more than one.

As government departments are terrible for having inconsistent rules and regulations. Meaning you get excessive and unnecessary compliance costs. Yet no improvement in outcomes.







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  #2255622 10-Jun-2019 22:18
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Linux:

eracode:
Linux:


eracode:
MikeB4:


 


Why would the Government have duplication of tasks?


 




If monopolies are generally regarded as undesirable, shouldn’t there be more than one authority ruling on whether monopolies exist?


 


Don't you have anything better to do? This sounds like something from the Trade me community




Don’t take part if you don’t like the game.


Where does it say this is a game?



Relax. Perhaps I should have put this in the ‘silly joke’ thread then it would have been clear to all that this is TIC.




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